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GLUELESS: Petrol-based Glue and Energy Consumption Reduction in Diapers Production Processes


Research Project Details

Project Leader: Professor Adisa Azapagic

Project Duration: July 2013 - December 2016.

Funding Value: €2.7m.

Funding Source: European Commission (LIFE+)

Project Partners:

  • FAMECCANICA (Lead Partner)
  • University of Manchester

Project Overview

The GLUELESS project aims to demonstrate that environmental impacts of absorbent hygiene products, such as diapers, can be reduced significantly with appropriate technological solutions while at the same time improving cost competitiveness.

The Sustainable Industrial Systems group will be carrying out life cycle assessment and life cycle costing to estimate the potential environmental and economic savings.

For More Information

Visit the project web site: www.fameccanica.com/en/news-events/378-life-project.

The primary contact for this project is Professor Adisa Azapagic.

All group members involved in this project: